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Willie Gertrude CarterAge: 71 years18781949

Name
Willie Gertrude Carter
Given names
Willie Gertrude
Surname
Carter
Married name
Willie Gertrude Clardy
Birth January 1, 1878
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_yellow_fever
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 20 years)
Note: The Spanish-American War was a conflict in 1898 between Spain and the United States, the result of American intervention in the Cuban War of Independence - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spanish%E2%80%93American_War
MarriageThomas Morton ClardyView this family
November 20, 1904 (Age 26 years)
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Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 38 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic - http://goo.gl/ZBEQA1
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World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 39 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_War_I
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 40 years)

Note: Spanish Influenza killed over 500,000 people in the United States, and somewhere between 20 and 40 million in what has been cited as the most devastating epidemic in history - http://virus.stanford.edu/uda/
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 51 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Great_Depression
Death of a husbandThomas Morton Clardy
November 22, 1937 (Age 59 years)
Cause: Cerebral hem
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 63 years)

Note: The United States enters World War II after the attack at Pearl Harbor, a global war that involved the vast majority of the world's nations and including all of the great powers - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_War_II
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 68 years)
Note: The Vietnam War was a long, costly armed conflict that pitted the communist regime of North Vietnam and its southern allies, known as the Viet Cong, against South Vietnam and its principal ally, the United States. The divisive war, increasingly unpopular at home, ended with the withdrawal of U.S. forces in 1973 and the unification of Vietnam under Communist control two years later. More than 3 million people, including 58,000 Americans, were killed in the conflict. - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vietnam_War
Death March 18, 1949 (Age 71 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Powell Cemetery
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Willie Gertrude Carter
Birth: January 1, 1878Herndon, Christian, Kentucky, United States
Death: March 18, 1949Lafayette, Christian, Kentucky, United States
Family with Thomas Morton Clardy - View this family
husband
herself
Willie Gertrude Carter
Birth: January 1, 1878Herndon, Christian, Kentucky, United States
Death: March 18, 1949Lafayette, Christian, Kentucky, United States
Marriage: November 20, 1904Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Thomas Morton Clardy + Nannie Electra Killebrew - View this family
husband
husband’s wife
Marriage: December 28, 1886Stewart, Tennessee, United States
1 year
step-daughter
Geneva Clardy
Birth: December 1887 29 26Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death:
3 years
step-son
Joseph Samuel Clardy
Birth: October 21, 1890 31 29Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death:
4 years
step-daughter
Willie May Clardy
Birth: July 15, 1894 35 33Stewart, Tennessee, United States
Death: February 10, 1932Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee, United States

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